Monthly Archives: July 2014

The writing on the wall

Originally posted on Reading Race, Collecting Cultures:
Our archive volunteer Helen has uncovered a fascinating story about women confronting racism in 1970s Manchester… Decades before Facebook and Twitter allowed people who had never met to communicate anonymously, a group of women from…

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City Living

Originally posted on shakeystacey:
I’ve been loving living in Manchester the past few weeks and trying to get out and about to try different places. Clockwise from top left: Red’s True Barbeque, Spinningfields, Moretti Gran Tour, Jazz Festival, Almost Famous,…

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Pacific Collection Review

Originally posted on Mancultural:
Since I joined the Manchester Museum at the end of April 2014, I have been working on the important collection of material from the Pacific, with the aim of improving our collections documentation and the storage…

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Tokyo Festival To Open With Marvel’s ‘Big Hero 6,’ Close With ‘Parasyte’

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Alcohol largely untouched at art exhibition opening shock.

Originally posted on Chapel Street Community Arts:
I’m working on my tabloid headlines. What a sober bunch we all are. With the exception of an exhibition of school pupils work, every art launch I’ve ever been to been to has…

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Huffington |

Originally posted on The New World Lusophone Sousaphone:
Inside the boundaries of a rural tract of land belonging to a presidential candidate, an airstrip capable of receiving planes with up to 50 passengers.  Some $7 million in public funds went into the construction.…

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Endless Obsession – São Paulo/Brazil

Originally posted on AnneVue:
I am here in Brazil for a month so I decided to explore some art exhibitions that are now in my city, Sao Paulo. I found one called “Obsessao Infinita”, Endless Obsession in english, it has…

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Eat the World

Originally posted on Thought I Could, So I Did:
Eu não moro no Rio, eu namoro o Rio. Extremely rough translation: I don’t live in Rio, I’m in love with Rio. As much as I’ve loved (nearly) every moment from these…

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Brazil World Cup A Great Experience Despite FIFA, Brazillian System

Originally posted on AudsAnNs:
In the end, Brazil was a lot of fun, and the World Cup was a blast. As if it would be otherwise. The country threw a great party. That said, neither the Brazilian system nor FIFA…

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GIFT box on the move

Originally posted on STOP THE TRAFFIK Blog:
The UN GIFT box has been on the move! From Belfast, to Brazil, to Glasgow, the GIFT box has been making a mark, and spreading the word of STOP THE TRAFFIK. #GIFTboxBrasil The…

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